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Summer Dangers: Inexperience & Distractions on the Road

In the summer months, there are many different problems that arise on the road. Unfortunately, there is an increase in negligence during the summer months for one reason or another. It is during these situations that you must recognize where the problems may lie and who can be held accountable.

Below, we’ll talk about two of the biggest problems that increase during the summer months and how they can cause harm. It’s important for you to recognize your legal rights should someone’s negligence cause you to suffer severe harm.

Inexperience on the Road

The summer months often mean that there are younger drivers on the road. While not all young drivers are inexperienced; nor are they always a danger, they do pose a potential risk. More inexperienced drivers are likely to have more distractions and passengers in the vehicle.

While there are many great drivers who do not get distracted easily, the younger and more inexperienced drivers are more likely to endure the impact of distractions. It can easily cause a severe crash when someone can’t properly control their vehicle.

More Drivers Means More Distractions

We already know that countless individuals admit to driving while distracted, even though they are aware of the dangers. More drivers are on the road because school is out, people are vacationing, and this can cause a potential issue.

The increase in drivers also means the increase in those on the road who are more likely to be distracted. It’s vital for these drivers to remain as safe and vigilant as possible, but we know that the numbers don’t lie. Crashes can occur within seconds, and any distraction can lend to that.

Our Denver car accident attorneys at Springer & Steinberg, P.C. stand ready to help you through the difficult matters that arise should you suffer an injury due to negligence. Trust that we know the various tactics insurance companies may try to use against you, and we’re ready to fight for you.

For a free consultation, we encourage you to call us at (303) 861-2800.

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